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I removed some apps from my phone...

I keep seeing a lot of posts from people complaining about how social media is destroying their life and attention. Some of them have started disabling notifications, others quit cold turkey and delete their accounts, while others more just uninstall their apps. In the past, I also did it. I…

On the importance of visualization

I'm thinking of blogging like in the old days. Back when people used to blog whenever something happened. This is what made it so unique, because it was like online journaling. And I love journaling! So today I'm going to write about something that helps me a lot in my day to day life. That's…

How to check if a JavaScript object is empty

I had the following snippet of code and wanted to log an error only if whatever the block receives is an actual object with actual values. Needed a solution. The code calls a smart contract getter, using Web3.js , retrieves whatever the return value is, and returns its plain text representation…

Does reading in a foreign language affect learning?

This is not the usual type of article you’d expect from me. It’s a more detailed description for a question I asked on Quora — Does reading in a foreign language affect learning? . The point is that I’m not sure if and how does reading in a foreign language affect learning. How does it affect what…